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Can You Provide a Quality Preschool Education Over Zoom?

AppleTree Teacher talks about virtual teaching experiences. Before the pandemic snarled daily routines around the world, Aria Jones’ 3- and 4-year-old students had a reliable schedule down pat in their Washington, D.C., preschool. They’d have breakfast at 8 a.m., come together for a morning meeting and then spend an hour in the library or doing […]

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AppleTree Institute For Education Innovation & AppleTree Schools Names Crystal Hill as Chief People Officer

Washington, D.C., November 9, 2020-AppleTree Institute For Education Innovation and AppleTree Schools announces the appointment of Crystal Hill as Chief People Officer.  Crystal started her new role on October 19, 2020. Ms. Hill will develop and oversee the end-to-end talent strategy for our growing team of over 350 staff. She will report to the President/CEO […]

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How One DC Charter Network is Delivering Pre-K During COVID-19

How One DC Charter Network is Delivering Pre-K During COVID-19 By Laura Bornfreund New America Article Sept. 17, 2020 This school year is kicking off like no other. In many places across the country and for students across the grade span, it’s starting in front of a computer screen. But, what does distance learning mean […]

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As Charter Schools Expand, Research and Evidence-Based Practices Are Critical

The charter school movement has grown exponentially since the early 1990s, when Minnesota passed the first state law allowing the establishment of public charter schools. Across 43 states and the District of Columbia, 7,000 charter schools now enroll more than 3 million students, according to a National Center for Education Statistics report co-authored by AIR. […]

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